A cab driver was robbed at knifepoint in the Western Addition on Thursday, police said. The 70-year-old cabbie picked up the thief, described as a man in his 50s, and drove him to the intersection of Sutter and Baker streets around 1:50 a.m., police said. The passenger then pulled out a knife, put it to the cabbie’s throat, and demanded cash. The cab driver complied and the thug fled on foot, police said. No arrest has been email@example.com Read More
A 52-year-old man was shot in the buttocks while working on his car in the Bayview on Wednesday, police said. The victim told police he heard about a half-dozen gunshots before realizing he’d been shot near the intersection of Hudson Avenue and Bertha Lane around 11:45 p.m. The injured man’s friend drove him to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for his injuries, which were not life threatening. Read More
A San Francisco prosecutor said Wednesday that the death penalty will not be sought against a Fisherman's Wharf souvenir shop worker accused in the January killings of two employees at a neighboring business. Read More
Two 25-year-old men were robbed by five unknown males on Twin Peaks on Wednesday morning, cops said. The group of hoodlums approached the victims at 3 a.m. and demanded they empty their pockets. While the victims complied the suspects rooted through the victims’ car and stole its speakers. The victims also lost their cellphones and cash. No arrests have been made. firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
A 23-year-old survived multiple gunshot wounds in the Bayview on Tuesday, police said. A shooting between two groups erupted at around 10 p.m. in the unit block of Doublerock Street. An unknown suspect shot the victim several times and both groups fled the scene, police said. The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with injuries that were not life threatening, cops said.Further information about the incident was not immediately available. Read More
A man who was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a woman’s infant son in San Francisco’s Marina district early this morning likely will not face criminal charges in the case after the woman confirmed that he is the child’s father, a police spokesman said today. Read More
Video surveillance of Sunday’s fatal shooting on the Civic Center station platform by a BART officer is expected to be released when all 40 witnesses are interviewed, the transit agency’s police said Wednesday.
The final decision, though is ultimately is up to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, BART Deputy Police Chief Daniel Hartwig said. Read More
Members of the police and firefighters unions are about to decide whether to approve wage and pension deals struck between their leaders and Mayor Ed Lee.
The mayor counted on the pacts’ delayed raises and increased pension contributions to help close the $306 million budget deficit in his 2011-12 budget. If union members reject the deals, both departments would be forced to make cuts, most likely in the form of layoffs. Read More
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon said Thursday he is disappointed in a judge's decision to dismiss felony hate crime allegations against two men accused of assaulting and robbing a transgender woman near San Francisco's 16th Street BART station in April. Read More
A bank robber was caught in the Bayview neighborhood Sunday morning after an officer walking a foot beat recognized him.San Francisco police apprehended and booked Earl Jason Casaclang, 32, of San Francisco for robbery of a bank and attempted street robbery.Around 2 p.m. Saturday, June 18, officers from the Bayview station responded to a bank robbery in the 2400 block of San Bruno Avenue. Read More